The Carrier Houses B&B comprise of (2) historic Victorian homes, both listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The first home was built in 1835 by Mr. Harvey Carrier, a tinsmith and builder. He built the Victorian home next door in 1879 and eventually gave it to his daughter as a wedding present. The B&B offers (8) rooms, each with the modern comforts and conveniences such as private bathrooms, central heat/AC, free wifi, flat screen TV's with cable and plush amenities. In addition, each room is tastefully decorated in antiques and period furniture and fixtures. We offer a delicious 3 course gourmet breakfast in the large dining room with great conversations with the innkeepers and other guests. Coffee and teas are available 24 hours a day. Located in the Foothills, you can access any of the points of interest, such as Lake Lure, Chimney Rock, the Tryon International Equestrian Center and local wineries in less than an hour. Asheville, Hendersonville, Landrum and Tryon are all close by as well. Rutherfordton's Main Street contains many restaurants and shops to spend the afternoon. Relax on our spacious front porch and plan your day or in the evening as the sun sets. We look forward to hosting you soon.